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Gallery Gazing


In Whistler

What: Art Walk

When : Tuesdays, 11 a.m.

Where : Meet in the lobby of the Delta Whistler Resort for this free tour. A knowledgeable guide will introduce you to the many galleries in Whistler Village.

What : Art on the Lake

Where : Edgewater Outdoor Centre, Green Lake

When : Saturday, Aug. 11, 1-5 p.m.

Beautiful art with a beautiful backdrop. This spectacular setting hosts area artisans, displaying everything from water colours to pottery and one-of-a-kind furniture.

What : The adele-campbell Fine Art Gallery

Where : Lobby level of the Delta Whistler Resort

This gallery represents may outstanding British Columbia artists, featuring the most comprehensive collection of Whistler landscapes and soapstone sculpture.

What : The Whistler Art Gallery

Where : Lobby level of the Delta Whistler Resort

Featuring fine Canadian and international paintings and exquisite sculpture in jade, marble and bronze.

What : The Whistler Inuit Gallery

Where : In the Westin Resort

A showcase of traditional and contemporary Inuit sculpture and Canadian art.

What : Vincent Massey Pottery Gallery

Where : Alpine Meadows, 4 km north of Whistler Village

Vincent's decorative stoneware is sought out by art collectors, hotels and those wishing to enhance their cuisine. The gallery also features

baskets made with cedar bark, bull kelp and tule rush,

handcrafted by Vincent's wife Cheryl. Call for appointment and directions


What : Black Tusk Gallery

Where : Village North on Main Street, in the Summit Lodge

Black Tusk specializes in Northwest Coast art by leading traditional artists. Featuring original contemporary art in the form of totem poles, masks, rattles, paddles, bowls, jewelry and limited edition silk screen prints. Introductory lecture every Monday at 2 p.m. and Thursday at 6 p.m.

What : Art Junction@Function

Where : Millar Creek Road, Function Junction, 7 km south of Whistler Village

Showcasing works from 13 contemporary B.C. artists. This gallery seems to be ahead of the pack, exhibiting many artists which other businesses are just starting to take note of. The Westin Resort and Spa, for example, is currently featuring Art Junction veterans Fong, Massé, Schlatter, Nick, Leidenfrost, Kearney and Ostoich.